Somehow this conference was successful despite not providing a platform for misogynists, racists, white supremacists, alt-righters, or rape apologists. Huh.
Unlike MythCon which was shrouded in controversy for good reason, the PA State Atheist/Humanist Conference is focused on good works and positivity.
Chris Johnson has brought his book and documentary to over 100 cities. Here are his feelings about the project and one of his subjects leaving atheism.
When a person of faith explains what heaven will be, or who is there, or how you get there, the atheist’s response is often, ‘How can you possibly know that?’
“Here we go again,” I thought. “Another bigoted Christian extremist spreading their hate in public.” But it was not just “another Christian.” At 0:16 I couldn’t believe my eyes — the bouncer in the white, plaid shirt was someone I knew, or thought I knew.
If you didn’t know I spoke at this year’s PA State Atheist/Humanist Conference this past weekend, then you’re either not following me on Facebook or …